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Professors reject new Kwara university vice chancellor

The Offa Professors Forum (OPF) has described the process that led to the appointment of Prof. Mohammed Akanbi as the Vice Chancellor, Kwara State University (KWASU), Malete, as unfair.

Historiography and tale of two Awe towns

The recent deposition of Emir Lamido Sanusi II has thrown up many issues both locally within the Kano metropolis and nationally and surely will be a topic for discussion for some time to come.
National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN)

NUC approves six new courses for NOUN

The National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN) says that the National Universities Commission (NUC) has approved six academic programmes for the institution.
Kano University of Science and Technology (KUST) Wudil, Kano University of Science and Technology (KUST) Wudil

Kano university suspends lectures

The management of Kano University of Science and Technology, Wudil, has announced closure of the institution till further notice.

Nasarawa university postpones 6th combined convocation

The Nasarawa State University, Keffi has announced the indefinite postponement of its sixth combined convocation scheduled for March 27 and 28 to guard against the spread of Coronavirus pandemic.

UNN orders students to vacate campuses before March 23

In compliance with the order issued by the Executive Secretary of the National Universities Commission, NUC, which asked universities to close for one month, the Vice-Chancellor of the University of Nigeria, Nsukka, UNN, Prof. Charles Igwe, has ordered the students to vacate the campuses on or before the 23rd of March, 2020.
University of Abuja - UniAbuja

University of Abuja suspends 24 students indefinitely

The Vice-Chancellor of University of Abuja, Prof. Abdul-Rasheed Na’Allah, has approved the suspension 24 students indefinitely for their alleged involvement in cultism.
The panel investigating allegation of sexual harassment against a lecturer at the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife in Osun State, Mr. Olabisi Olaleye, has submitted its report to the Vice Chancellor, Prof. Eyitope Ogunbodede.

OAU sends students home over coronavirus

The authorities of the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife, have announced the closure of the university until further notice.
The Central Student Disciplinary Committee, CSDC, of the University of Ibadan, UI, has meted various punishments to 22 erring students of different departments.

University of Ibadan directs students to vacate campus, hostels, orders closure of primary, secondary...

As people across the globe continue to panic and employing safety strategies in curtailing the spread of the deadly Coronavirus, the authorities of the University of Ibadan have directed students of the institution to vacate the campus.

Nigeria’s open university postpones convocation over health risk

The National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN) has postponed its 2020 convocation ceremonies `because of risk to health’.
National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN)

NOUN: 615 prisoners studying free

Prof. Abdalla Adamu, the Vice Chancellor of the National Open University in Nigeria (NOUN) says the institution has admitted a total of 615 prisoners.

Building collapse: Minister urges builders to be involved during construction

The Minister of Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola, SAN, Monday charged members of the Nigerian Institute of Building (NIOB) to endeavour to intervene at the time of construction of any building in any part of the country as a proactive step to stem the incidence of building collapse and consequent loss of life and property.
Federal University, Oye (FUOYE)

Nigerian government completes, hands over rehabilitated road to FUOYE

The Federal Government has completed and handed over a 1.35km road, undertaken as part of measures toward improving infrastructure in tertiary schools, to the authorities of the Federal University, Oye Ekiti (FUOYE).
The University of Lagos (UNILAG), Akoka has offered employment to no fewer than 100 graduates of the university, who made first class in various fields of studies in the university.

How UNILAG pro-chancellor stopped convocation – vice-chancellor

The Vice-Chancellor of the University of Lagos, Prof. Toyin Ogundipe, has put the entire blame for the stoppage of the convocation of the institution at the doorsteps of the Chairman of the Governing Council, Dr. Wale Babalakin.
Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo is a Ghanaian politician currently the President of Ghana, in office since January 2017.

Ghana bans cluster gatherings in churches, mosques as coronavirus cases increase

Ghana moved swiftly to ban mass cluster gatherings, including prayer sessions in mosques and churches, as the country’s number of infected cases of the COVID-19 pandemic climbed from two to six Sunday.
The Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai, on Friday, met with the dethroned Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi, in Awe, Nasarawa State. 1

Ekiti sends message to Malam Sanusi

Ekiti Government says it will continue to recognise the deposed Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II, as the Chancellor of the state-owned Ekiti State University, (EKSU).

Nigerian university students commend government for road rehabilitation

Students of the University of Maiduguri have expressed appreciation to the Nigerian Government for the rehabilitation of roads in the nation’s university.
The Vice-Chancellor, University of Calabar, Prof. Zanna Akpagu, says the university will confer an honorary doctorate degree on the Liberian Vice President, Dr Jewel-Howard Taylor, during its convocation on Saturday.

University of Calabar to honour Liberian Vice President

The Vice-Chancellor, University of Calabar, Prof. Zanna Akpagu, says the university will confer an honorary doctorate degree on the Liberian Vice President, Dr Jewel-Haward Taylor, during its convocation on Saturday.

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The Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) has rejected the planned arrival of a Chinese medical team to assist the country in its coronavirus (COVID-19) response.
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Nigeria’s confirmed coronavirus cases hit 232

Nigeria has confirmed eight new cases of Coronavirus, bringing the total national figures to 232 cases.
Shenzhen, a city in southeastern China, has become the first city in the country to ban the consumption of pets, such as cats and dogs, CNN has reported.

Chinese city bans consumption of dog, cats, others

Shenzhen, a city in southeastern China, has become the first city in the country to ban the consumption of pets, such as cats and dogs, CNN has reported.
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Nigeria confirms 8 more coronavirus cases, 32 discharged

As at 09:30 pm 5th April there are 232 confirmed cases of #COVID19 reported in Nigeria. Thirty-three have been discharged with five deaths.
“Stay at home,” Prime Minister Boris Johnson said in a televised address to the nation, as he unveiled unprecedented peacetime measures after the country’s death toll climbed to 335.

British premier Boris Johnson hospitalised over coronavirus infection

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has been admitted to hospital over his coronavirus infection.